Other ID: 78-1, 78-2
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): John M. Aaron
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Visual Identification: Submersible Observations
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Make detailed observations of geologic hazards, especially slumping, along the upper continental slope off Georges Bank and off Baltimore Canyon area.
Start Date: 1978-07-30
Start Port/Location: Cape May, NJ
End Date: 1978-08-09
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Video camera - deep sea, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, Benthos model 372 camera and strobe, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Teledyne single-channel 300-500J 40-tip minisparker, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, Single channel hydrophone, Submersible Observation
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: DIAPHUS dives: 24; Minisparker: 592 km; 3.5 kHz: 15 km; Van Veen grab samples: 6; Video tapes; Photos.
Staff: John M. Aaron, Susan Barton, Cynthia Bryden, John C., Jr. Hampson, Jerry McCarthy, Richard E. Sylwester, David Twichell
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Rich Slater - Ch. Sci.; John Aaron - geologist, North Atlantic; Cynthia Bryden - biologist; Jack Hampson - geological assistant; Jerry McCarthy - tech.; Susan Purdy - secretary; Dick Sylwester - tech.; Dave Twichell - geologist, Mid-Atlantic.
South Toms Canyon, Carteret Canyon, Baltimore Canyon Trough, Georges Bank, Veatch Canyon, Lydonia Canyon, North Atlantic upper Continental Slope, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.